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mobilisation  n.  Mobilization. (Chiefly Brit.)

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"Mobilisation" Quotes from Famous Books

... right man for the right place was one of General March's hobbies. He believed in military mobilisation based on occupational qualifications. In other words, he believed that a man who had been a telephone operator in civilian life would make a better telephone operator in the army than he ...
— "And they thought we wouldn't fight" • Floyd Gibbons

... same, this Hague Conference is a most mysterious affair. The papers this morning are ominously silent about the fleet. From the tangle of messages we have picked up, I should say, without a doubt, that some form of mobilisation is going on in the North Sea. If Lady Saxthorpe thinks it warm enough, shall we take our ...
— The Vanished Messenger • E. Phillips Oppenheim

... exceeded two weeks for infantry or four for cavalry transports. Upon preparation completed ensues an immediate inspection by a mixed board of army, navy, and medical officers before the ship proceeds to the place for embarkation. The aim necessarily is to keep this process well in advance of the mobilisation of the troops, and incites to beneficial rivalry the War {p.089} Office and the Admiralty, between which there must be full mutual understanding and prevision, as to the readiness of the transports, ...
— Story of the War in South Africa - 1899-1900 • Alfred T. Mahan

... not only to her sons but to the property of her overseas investors and of her landed proprietors. She has not even looked yet at the German financial expedients of a year ago. She moves reluctantly, but surely, towards such a thoroughness of mobilisation. There need be no doubt that she will completely socialise herself, completely reorganise her whole social and economic structure sooner than lose this war. She will do it clumsily and ungracefully, with much internal bickering, with ...
— What is Coming? • H. G. Wells

... the headman's room in the village office. Hanging from the ceiling was a sealed envelope to be opened on receipt of a telegram. Some member of the village staff always slept in that room. The envelope contained instructions to be acted upon if mobilisation took place. ...
— The Foundations of Japan • J.W. Robertson Scott

... on to contribute some greater sacrifice of comfort to the Cause. Within the first week over two thirds of the shops had closed—the greater number bearing on their shuttered windows the notice "Pour cause de mobilisation," which showed that the "patron" and staff were at the front. But enough remained open to satisfy every ordinary want, and the closing of the others served to prove how much one could do without. Provisions were ...
— Fighting France - From Dunkerque to Belport • Edith Wharton

Words linked to "Mobilisation" :   conscription, mobilization, assembly, gathering, equipping, rallying, muster, draft, militarisation, remilitarisation, militarization, arming, social control, assemblage, armament, economic mobilization, mobilise, demobilization, selective service, economic mobilisation

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